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Chef Craig Strong Dishes on His Award-Winning Laguna Beach Restaurant

Oct 7, 2016  |   Contributor: Susan Kime

The multi-award-winning Studio restaurant is located inside the Montage Laguna Beach, and is the kind of place that immediately puts you in a California state of mind. Situated on a cliffside overlooking the Pacific Ocean, Studio offers an ever-changing 
à la carte menu inside an artistic, Craftsman-style venue. We recently visited the eatery to check out its menu and speak with its Executive Chef Craig Strong.

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The Montage: Southern California's Beachside Retreat in Laguna

Jun 3, 2016  |   Contributor: Katherine Bond

It doesn’t take too much foresight to build a superb resort in Southern California. Simply procure beachfront property and point the entire resort towards the expansive Pacific Ocean. The Montage Laguna Beach did just that and opened this resort on 30-acre plot of highly coveted, pristine oceanfront land in 2003. Thirteen years later, the resort remains a beloved destination for locals and well-heeled travelers from as far as China and Germany.

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Surf, Ski & Spa All On One California Getaway

Apr 27, 2016  |   Contributor: Vicki Arkoff

With so many tempting California getaway options, it can be hard to choose which vacation to choose: skiing on the slopes, sunbathing at the beach, unwinding at spas or winery-hopping? Luckily, SoCal visitors don’t have to choose with the Experience California hotel and touring packages offered by Montage Laguna Beach. The five-star beach resort’s concierge has created four white-glove offers for guests such as escorted adventures, private dining and bespoke pampering.

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Pageant Season Has Arrived in Laguna With The Ritz at The Forefront of it All

Jul 9, 2015  |   Contributor: Katherine Bond

It's pageant season in Southern California, but not the kind that requires high-heeled beauties to strut their stuff across stages. In Laguna Beach, "pageant" means the grand annual showcase of live stage masterpieces dubbed the Pageant of the Masters. From early July to the end of August, thousands of art aficionados and culture enthusiasts will fill the coastal town of Laguna Beach and its neighboring communities to watch still artworks reenacted in live scenes. Edgar Degas, Henri Toulouse-Lautrec, John Sloan, and Leonardo Da Vinci are a handful of the famed artists that usually have a piece or two "brought to life."

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3 Dana Point Resorts That Are the Perfect Pairing to Your SoCal Getaway

Jun 29, 2015  |   Contributor: Victor and Mary

Nestled beside Laguna Beach and Laguna Niguel, and 60 miles from Los Angeles, is the quaint city of Dana Point. Coined “the soul of Southern California,” this coastal town is full of charm and offers an array of summer fun from relaxing on its sandy beaches to participating in water sports and whale watching. 

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The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel Offers "Epic Bucket List Packages" For Once-in-a-Lifetime Experiences

Mar 31, 2015  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

As if The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel wasn’t enticing enough with its sweep views of the Pacific Ocean and top-notch accommodations, the property has now kicked it up a notch to give guests a few more reasons to book a trip as soon as possible. With the launch of their Epic Bucket List packages, you can now cross once-in-a-lifetime experiences off your roster, all while staying in the lap of Ritz-Carlton luxury.  

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Bring Your Pearls and Pups to Celebrate The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel's 30th Birthday

Apr 30, 2014  |   Contributor: Katherine Bond

The stretch of cliffside beaches and serene surf conditions along the Pacific Coast Highway in Southern California's Dana Point and Laguna Beach areas weren't always a destination for the affluent traveler, but once The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel opened in 1984, 150 feet above the sand, the area began to flourish. Soon several opulent resort properties opened: The Monarch, The St. Regis, Pelican Hill and other resorts welcome thousands of guests each year to experience the sublime and casual Southern California lifestyle. 

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Charley Akers' Unmasking the Artist Photography Exhibit Featured at The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel

Apr 9, 2014  |   Contributor: Donald Herrera-Fairbairn

Using featured Southern California artists from the 2014 Festival of Arts Pageant of the Masters in Laguna Beach as his subjects, photographer Charley Akers is bringing his photography exhibit to The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel from May 8 to August 30. Akers has been described as having an uncanny "ability to disarm the subject and catch a singular moment of who the artist is at their core."

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The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel Supports Children With Autism Through Annual Holiday Events

Sep 2, 2013  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

It's that time of year again and The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel is once again hosting its Sixth Annual Holiday Surfboard Auction and Fourth Annual Surfing Santa Competition with proceeds going to Surfers Healing.... Read More

The Diamond Ball Seeks to Raise Funds for Animals at The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel

Jul 18, 2013  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

Dance the night away in the name of charity at The Diamond Ball taking place at The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel. On November 9, the ball will raise funds for charities that help save the lives of animals.... Read More

The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel Prepares for Their 30th Anniversary Celebration

Jul 9, 2013  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

As The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel gets ready to celebrate 30 years of luxurious hospitality, the resort has added enhancements to all 396 guestrooms as well as outdoor fireplaces on first floor patios.... Read More

The AAA Four-Diamond Laguna Cliffs Marriott Resort & Spa Opens Kahuna Laguna Kid's Club

Jun 18, 2013  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

Experience the AAA four-diamond Laguna Cliffs Marriott Resort & Spa, set amongst the breathtaking cliffs of Dana Point, CA.... Read More

Charley Akers' Photo-Illustrative Art Exhibit at The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel

Jun 6, 2013  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

Laguna Niguel has long been known as an artistic community and The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel is paying tribute to history with a new Photo-Illustrative Exhibit by Palm Springs-based artist Charley Akers.... Read More

JustLuxe Members Receive Up to 50% Off Rates at The Retreat in Laguna

Apr 22, 2013  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Book 2 night or more at the beautiful Retreat in Laguna and receive $50 dining credit, wine, and free breakfast; starting at $199 per night.... Read More

A Tasting Tour of Orange County's Finest Hotel Restaurants

Nov 3, 2011  |   Contributor: Jamie Gungler

When commuting from San Diego to L.A. I rarely stop to smell the roses. My goal is to get from point A to point B as quickly as possible; and I may know an exit or two for a coffee stop, but as a whole, that two hours in the middle is a big grey area.... Read More

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